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Most Premier League assists 2020/21: Every club’s top ‘creator’ this season

By Squawka News

Published: 17:30, 2 May 2021

The Premier League is home to some of the best creators in the world and, once again, they are fighting it out this season to win the Playmaker Award.

Harry Kane has emerged as one of the division’s top playmakers this season and is now rubbing shoulders with the likes of creator kingpin Kevin De Bruyne for the end-of-season gong. Naturally, Jack Grealish and Bruno Fernandes are also in the mix, while there are a clutch of players in the chasing pack not completely out of the running.

So, who is currently leading the way for most assists in the race for the 2020/21 Premier League Playmaker Award, and who is each club’s top ‘creator’ this term?

Most assists Premier League 2020/21 season: Table standings

Players with the same amount of assists are separated by minutes played. List correct as of 17:30, 02/05/21.

Position Player Assists xA Minutes Played
1st Harry Kane 13 3.36 2,635
2nd Kevin De Bruyne 11 6.00 1,911
3rd Bruno Fernandes 11 8.91 2,827
4th Jack Grealish 10 6.15 1,977
5th Son Heung-Min 9 4.48 2,672
6th Jamie Vardy 8 2.45 2,494
7th Marcus Rashford 8 2.78 2,696
8th Lucas Digne 7 3.82 2,232
9th Timo Werner 7 2.89 2,333
10th Aaron Cresswell 7 3.88 2,753

Premier League 2020/21 – top goalscorer standings
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Premier League Top Goalscorer 20/21 odds (via Sky Bet)

  • Harry Kane – 5/6
  • Mohamed Salah – 10/11
  • Bruno Fernandes – 25/1
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin – 66/1
  • Son-Heung Min – 66/1
  • Gabriel Jesus – 100/1
  • Patrick Bamford – 100/1
  • Jamie Vardy – 125/1

All odds stated in this article are accurate at the time of publication (17:30, 02/05/21). You have to be 18+ to gamble. BeGambleAware.


Every Premier League club’s top ‘creator’ this season

Players with the same amount of assists are ranked by fewer minutes played. Clubs listed in alphabetical order. List correct as of 17:30, 02/05/21.

Club Player Assists xA Minutes Played
Arsenal Willian 5 2.21 1,316
Aston Villa Jack Grealish 10 6.15 1,977
Brighton Pascal Gross 6 4.72 2,121
Burnley Dwight McNeil 5 5.06 2,677
Chelsea Timo Werner 7 2.89 2,333
Crystal Palace Andros Townsend 4 2.88 1,914
Everton Lucas Digne 7 3.82 2,232
Fulham Ademola Lookman 4 3.78 2,481
Leeds United Patrick Bamford 7 1.67 2,790
Leicester City Jamie Vardy 8 2.45 2,494
Liverpool Sadio Mane 5 3.98 2,436
Man City Kevin De Bruyne 11 6.00 1,911
Man Utd Bruno Fernandes 11 8.91 2,827
Newcastle United Callum Wilson 5 1.09 1,995
Sheffield United John Lundstram 2 1.61 2,022
Southampton James Ward-Prowse 6 3.51 2,970
Tottenham Harry Kane 13 3.36 2,635
West Brom Matheus Pereira 5 4.49 2,221
West Ham Aaron Cresswell 7 3.88 2,753
Wolves Pedro Neto 6 5.08 2,558